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  • Administration - Membership Tips for Chapters - California Native Plant Society
    Map Reports Sampler Newsletters Alliances Associations Vegetation Resources Vegetation Program Initiatives Carrizo Plain NM Veg Project Grassland Initiative MCV Database Project N Sierra Foothills Veg Map S Sierra Foothills Veg Surveys Rare Plant Comm Initiative Contact Program Staff Administration Section Admin Documents Admin Policies Governance Structure Board of Directors Chapter Information Memos of Understanding Marketing Materials Administration CNPS Chapter Toolkit Garden Signs 3 Ps of Native Plant Gardening Color pdf 1 6MB BW pdf 946kb Garden Sign Project Guide pdf 3 6MB Garden Sign Partner Letter docx 7kb Garden Sign Press Release docx 35 kb Garden Sign Photograph Copyright Release pdf 98kb Introduction to the Garden Sign Project Slideshow PDF 1 9MB PPT 73MB Keynote 95MB California Native Plant Week Information and Introduction Project Guide PDF 1 4MB California Native Plant Week 2015 Presentation PDF 6 9MB PPTX 7 4MB Keynote 8 2MB Activities and Suggestions How to list an event on the NPW calendar PDF 90kb Tabletop Activities for Children at Plant Sales and Native Plant Week Idea Kit PDF 181kb Marketing Materials and Press Release Templates Native Plant Week Brochure PDF 2 1MB Word 2 1MB Mac Pages 2 4MB Conservation Event Template DOCX 628kb Lecture Event Template DOCX 628kb Nature Hike Event Template DOCX 628kb Native Plant Sale Event Template DOCX 628kb Native Plant Show Event Template DOCX 628kb Garden Tour Event Template DOCX 628kb Public Service Announcement Template DOC 509kb Ad Templates PPTX 332kb Word color 729kb Word monochrome 214kb Event examples from CNPS chapters Flyer 513kb Card 2 25MB Email 140kb California Native Plant Week Rack Card PDF 5 4MB California Native Plant Week Heritage Fun Facts PDF 230kb 2 x 8 banner design Save Water for chapter events ZIP 5 6Mb Native Plant Week Logo package EPS and PNG formats ZIP 146kb Other Steps

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  • Give to Conservation. Give to CNPS. - California Native Plant Society
    Native Plants Calscape Native Plant Database Native Plant Garden Signs Three P s of Native Gardening CNPS Landscaper Certification Planning Your Garden Getting Started Habitat Gardening School Gardens Patio Gardens Sample Garden Plans Ditch Your Lawn Where to Buy Natives Events Calendar Identifying Native Plants Propagation Native Plant Resources For Your Home Garden Arboretums Botanic Gardens Invasive Weeds Pest Mgmt Invasive Weeds Managing Pests Native Plant Lists Horticultural Research Gardening Blog About the Program Rare Plant Inventory Lichens of Conservation Concern Rare Plant Ranking System Ranks 2A and 2B Rare Plant Data Status Review Process Rare Plant Forums Rare Plant Status Review Rare Plant Phenology Rare Plant Photos Locally Rare Plants Botanical Survey Guidelines Rare Plant Treasure Hunt Background and Results Volunteer Signup RPTH Event Calendar Critical Rare Plant Data Needs Data Collection Reporting Annual RPTH Award Winners Stories from the Field Funding and Support Rare Campaign About the Program Vegetation Program Services Manual of CA Vegetation The Online Manual 2009 2nd Edition of the Manual State Natural Communities List MCV State Classification List Vegetation Sampling Classification Mapping Mapping Guidelines Field Forms Protocols Classification Map Reports Sampler Newsletters Alliances Associations Vegetation Resources Vegetation Program Initiatives Carrizo Plain NM Veg Project Grassland Initiative MCV Database Project N Sierra Foothills Veg Map S Sierra Foothills Veg Surveys Rare Plant Comm Initiative Contact Program Staff Support CNPS Thank you for your contributions How You Can Help CNPS Wish List Become a Member Renew your Membership Estate Planning Planned Giving Brochure PDF Donations Policy PDF Endowment Policy PDF For more information please contact Stacey Flowerdew CNPS Development Coordinator 916 447 2677 ext 204 sflowerdew cnps org To donate by check CNPS 2707 K Street Suite 1 Sacramento CA 95816 CNPS Conservation Campaign How CNPS Chapters can help with 2012 Conservation Campaign pdf Fall 2012

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  • Posters - California Native Plant Society
    Inventory Lichens of Conservation Concern Rare Plant Ranking System Ranks 2A and 2B Rare Plant Data Status Review Process Rare Plant Forums Rare Plant Status Review Rare Plant Phenology Rare Plant Photos Locally Rare Plants Botanical Survey Guidelines Rare Plant Treasure Hunt Background and Results Volunteer Signup RPTH Event Calendar Critical Rare Plant Data Needs Data Collection Reporting Annual RPTH Award Winners Stories from the Field Funding and Support Rare Campaign About the Program Vegetation Program Services Manual of CA Vegetation The Online Manual 2009 2nd Edition of the Manual State Natural Communities List MCV State Classification List Vegetation Sampling Classification Mapping Mapping Guidelines Field Forms Protocols Classification Map Reports Sampler Newsletters Alliances Associations Vegetation Resources Vegetation Program Initiatives Carrizo Plain NM Veg Project Grassland Initiative MCV Database Project N Sierra Foothills Veg Map S Sierra Foothills Veg Surveys Rare Plant Comm Initiative Contact Program Staff Administration Section Admin Documents Admin Policies Governance Structure Board of Directors Chapter Information Memos of Understanding Marketing Materials Posters Small Posters to Promote CNPS and Native Plants The following electronic files are layouts for posters that promote native plants and CNPS They are for promotional and educational use within CNPS California Spotlight 1 47k PDF California Spotlight 2 57k PDF Endangered Species 47k PDF Home and Community Action 51k PDF Medicine for Body and Spirit 48k PDF Nature s Free Services 53k PDF CNPS Banner 427k PDF Banner Printing Instructions 54k PDF These files were formatted as 4 75 x 6 75 images Most printers connected to home computers allow printing to a variety of paper sizes and can automatically increase the size of the image to fill the paper Such a function will allow these posters to be sized to paper as large as allowed by your printer These posters print well on

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  • Administration - California Native Plant Society
    rare because of pollution development over collecting and invasion by exotic species In California native plants refer to plants that were growing here before European human contact and settlement Non native species are those that have been introduced by people and are alien to our native ecosystems California has the tallest largest and oldest trees in the world The Giant Sequoia Sequoiadendron giganteum The General Sherman Tree in Kings Canyon National Park of California is 275 feet tall with branches extending 55 feet from the trunk Its trunk is over 32 feet in diameter at its base It is estimated to weigh over 2 000 tons The Coast Redwood Sequoia sempervirens The Stratosphere Giant Tree in Humboldt Redwoods State Park of California is over 370 feet tall The Bristlecone Pine Pinus longaeva Methuselah is 4 789 years old and grows in the White Mountains of California This tree was living when pyramids in Egypt were being built The Monterey Pine Pinus radiata is the most widely planted and grown native California tree worldwide as a timber tree The original American peoples used over 2 000 native plants for medicinal purposes Native plants are a vital component of California s scenic landscapes including our world renown National Parks Native plants can often support 10 to 50 times as many species of native wildlife as non native plants Water is a highly valued resource in California Promoting use of drought tolerant native plants for landscaping simply makes sense These plants have evolved to naturally live in our climates We can weave sustainable habitat into our urban areas It simply makes sense to use plants that have naturally adapted to local climate water availability soils and wildlife For gardening and landscape use they generally prefer little to no fertilizer less water and less effort in controlling pests than non native plants Additional Vegetation Benefits Minimally disturbed natural vegetated areas provide water purification air cleansing waste treatment erosion control carbon storage moderate recreation genotype diversity pollinator homes and wildlife habitat Careful limited use of selected natural vegetated areas can provide some of the above benefits as well as moderate grazing selective lumber harvesting increased recreation eco tourism and aesthetic values to adjacent communities Trees clean pollutants from the air including sulfur dioxide nitrogen dioxide ozone and carbon monoxide Trees lower energy consumption Shade from trees prevents heat islands the build up of heat from sunlight pouring onto dark nonreflecting surfaces such as roofs roads and parking lots Trees properly placed around buildings cut air conditioning use The USDA Forest Service Center for Urban Forest Research found that adding 50 million new trees in California could eliminate the need for seven new 100 megawatt power plants Over one fourth of all prescription drugs today have plant origins Taxol which is used to treat ovarian cancer was discovered in the bark of the Pacific yew a native tree species that grows in Pacific Northwest old growth forests Aspirin was originally discovered from a chemical found in

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  • Administration Document Archive 98 99ProgRpt pdf CNPS Home

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  • CNPS Leadeship - California Native Plant Society
    can protect the native plants you can protect the fauna and thus maintain California s incredible biological diversity This goes hand in hand with controlling non native invasive species He believes that as a Society we also have to focus on the human side of the equation and gardening with natives is a very comfortable entry point into the world of CNPS Many public landscape projects include native plants it is important that these areas look great so maintenance is just as important as planting These public native landscape projects are often in urban areas The future of CNPS depends on how effectively we can introduce the environmental ethic to all city dwellers Email address protected by JavaScript Enable JavaScript to view Carolyn Longstreth Secretary is a native Californian and native plant enthusiast who practiced law for many years in Connecticut Not long after returning to California in 2006 Carolyn joined the Marin chapter board as the Chapter Council Delegate In 2010 while serving on the Chapter Council Carolyn took on the task of chairing the Bylaws Revision Committee in 2013 she was elected Secretary of the Society Carolyn is also a Director and Past President of the Environmental Action Committee of West Marin She serves as a docent for the Point Reyes National Seashore and coordinates the Third Thursday Weeders to help remove invasive plants and restore native plants in the national park As a founding coordinator of the Point Reyes Birding Nature Festival she is the author of the wildly popular CD Birding By Ear at Point Reyes Aside from her non profit work and other volunteering Carolyn enjoys writing native gardening birding and hiking Nancy Morin Treasurer is president of the Dorothy King Young Chapter of CNPS She grew up in Pacific Grove and Santa Barbara did her undergraduate courses at Santa Barbara City College City College of San Francisco and University of California Berkeley and earned her Ph D in Botany under Robert Ornduff at U C Berkeley in 1980 She was on staff for 15 years at Missouri Botanical Garden first as editor and herbarium curator and finally assistant director Then she was executive director of the American Association of Botanical Gardens and Arboreta and then Executive Director of The Arboretum at Flagstaff a garden devoted to native plants of the Colorado Plateau While in Flagstaff she was state president of the Arizona Native Plant Society Since 1982 she has been part of the Flora of North America project and in 2005 she settled full time in Point Arena so she could devote her time to editing authoring and fund raising for it She also studies Campanulaceae and is working on a monograph of Nemacladus She loves learning about California s native plants Gordon Leppig Director is a member of the North Coast Chapter of CNPS and is a Senior Environmental Scientist with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife in Eureka A New Jersey native his interest in knowing native plants and exploring wild

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  • CNPS Staff - California Native Plant Society
    staff position in Jan 2011 She has held various positions at CNPS from sales coordinator to administration and development learning her way first hand through the organizational operations In 2015 she transitioned her position and now devotes her time as the Horticulture Coordinator and looks forward to bringing her passion and enthusiasm to the program Caroline grew up in the Landscape industry developing a love for the outdoors through her father who has owns a Landscape Construction company for over 35 years From learning how to tend the garden as a little girl to working with her dad on design install projects in her spare time she has always enjoyed seeing the beauty that can be created through landscape design and natural environments Caroline graduated from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with a BS in Environmental Horticultural Science and a concentration in Landscape Design Email address protected by JavaScript Enable JavaScript to view Shanna Goebel Membership Outreach attended San Joaquin Delta College where she studied psychology and english and was accepted as one of the school s elite Delta Singers with whom she performed with for several years Shanna comes to CNPS after six years as a Senior Advisor with Apple and five years with AT T as a Billing and Support Expert As an avid hockey fan Shanna enjoys contributing her time to the charity events held by the San Jose Sharks Foundation and is excited to work for another great cause CNPS Email address protected by JavaScript Enable JavaScript to view Vern Goehring Legislative Advisor has many years of experience in government management legislative and regulatory advocacy and policy making Vern is a graduate of the University of California Davis in Economics and has completed graduate studies in Government at California State University Sacramento He worked for the State of California for 26 years in various administrative and management positions including legislative advocate for the Departments of Transportation and Fish Game He started a private consulting practice in 1997 and assists clients on legislative and administrative advocacy policy and strategy development and organizational management He is a registered lobbyist in California Email address protected by JavaScript Enable JavaScript to view Melissa Guajardo Associate Director has over 15 years experience in non profit management She received her Masters in Public Health from Boston University and has spent the years since learning about non profit administration and leadership while working on issues ranging from HIV prevention nutrition social justice and food access She s been a fan of native plants for many years and is excited to support CNPS and the people that make the organization great Email address protected by JavaScript Enable JavaScript to view Daniel Hastings Assistant Vegetation Ecologist contributes to vegetation projects in many regions of California including the Central Coast Range Sonoma County Orange County southern Sierra Nevada foothills and Sierra Nevada He completed a bachelor s degree in environmental studies from Prescott College where he fell in love with botany Daniel is experienced as a

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  • Conservation Conference 2015 - California Native Plant Society
    Program Initiatives Carrizo Plain NM Veg Project Grassland Initiative MCV Database Project N Sierra Foothills Veg Map S Sierra Foothills Veg Surveys Rare Plant Comm Initiative Contact Program Staff Online Conference Program Schedule At a glance Oral Presentation Abstracts Contributed Poster Abstracts Sessions Workshops Field Trips Speakers Conference Schedule Conference Venue Local Information Contact Information Volunteer Opportunities Student Contest Results Photo Contest Botanical Art Exhibition Poets and Writers Songfest and Music Jam Silent Auction Sponsors January 13 17 2015 San Jose CA CONSERVATION CONFERENCE THANK YOU The CNPS 2015 Conservation Conference was a memorable celebration and a phenomenal success Thank you to all the countless volunteers CNPS members conference sponsors donors and staff who put this big event together and to everyone who joined us in San Jose to celebrate and advance plant conservation in California Our native plants have a brighter future than ever before thanks to your dedication and collaboration and we hope you have found inspiration from the conservation community to take on the challenges that our flora face in California and beyond A big thank you to CNPS Santa Clara Valley chapter member Steve Rosenthal and his team for recording many of the conference sessions View the presentations you missed or relive the ones you loved on the CNPS SCV YouTube channel now View the online program download oral presentation abstracts and contributed poster abstracts Download the Conference Program Big thanks to our conference sponsors Conference Highlights In attendance were more than 1 000 conservationists and native plant enthusiasts from California and beyond A record number of student attendees and contributors demonstrated that the future of our native plants is in very capable hands View the winners of the student oral and poster presentation contests 20 Pre Conference Workshops 6 sold out taught professional skills and

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